COVID-19–related skin changes: The hidden racism in documentation
July 31, 2020
It is not a stretch to suggest that skin manifestations associated with COVID-19 may look very different in darker skin.
How can hospitalists address health disparities for LGBTQ+ patients?
July 20, 2020
LGBTQ patients suffer worse health outcomes, relative to patients who are heterosexual and cis-gender.
Provide support in uncertain times
July 16, 2020
Listen to children’s or teens’ concerns and share information in developmentally appropriate ways. It is okay to not have all of the answers.
Pride profile: Sarah Jones, PA-C
July 2, 2020
Hospitalist physician assistant Sarah Jones says her own experience has helped her advocate for LGBTQ patients.
Pride profile: Keshav Khanijow, MD
July 1, 2020
Dr. Keshav Khanijow has leveraged his work with LGBTQ health successfully into hospital medicine projects.
How racism contributes to the effects of SARS-CoV-2
June 29, 2020
Underrepresented minorities face systemic bias and racism when interacting with the healthcare system, Dr. Salles writes.
SHM responds to racism in the United States
June 25, 2020
SHM enthusiastically supports its members working to promote equity and reduce the adverse impact of racism.
‘I can’t breathe’: Health inequity and state-sanctioned violence
June 18, 2020
Whether we know it or not, we all carry some form of implicit bias.
#WhiteCoats4BlackLives: A ‘platform for good’
June 5, 2020
Sporadic protests – with participants in scrubs or white coats kneeling for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in memory of George Floyd – have quickly grown into organized, ongoing, large-scale events at hospitals, medical campuses, and city centers.
COVID-19 ravaging the Navajo Nation
June 1, 2020
The Navajo are having to rely on the strength and resilience of traditional Navajo culture and philosophy to confront COVID, said Dr. Mary Hasbah Roessel.